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Hidden away and only accessed by two small alleys, The Turf is a pub that’s worth a little effort.
Main courses range from traditional English pub dishes like Cumberland sausages and mash, beef and ale pie, and We enjoyed reading some of the history around the tavern, and felt like we were lost in Harry Potter while drinking pints here.I had one of the most memorable nights that I can't remember here.Great place for a drink or lunch. Join us in our traditional pub setting steeped in history, for delicious pub classics and a pint of expertly kept cask ale. The Turf Tavern Oxford. Outdoor/ indoor seating, order at the bar and the food is delivered to you. Really fun place.How can you not love this place? The pub is about 300 feet along from this direction. 2,246 Reviews. Website. Certainly, it is one of the oldest, competing with The triple cooked fries have never let me down but the onion rings are more chewy than crispy. THE TURF TAVERN, Oxford. On a cold winter’s day, get cosy in the tiny bar with its nooks, snugs and low-beamed ceiling (tall people beware).Order a star gazy pie and a pint of London Glory cask ale and soak up the atmosphere. It's also alleged to be the place where, during their Oxford University days, former Australian PM Bob Hawke downed a yard of ale in 11 seconds --making the Guinness Book of Records--and President Bill Clinton, famously, didn't inhale. If the walls of the Turf Tavern could talk, they’d keep you entralled for hours as you savour your pint.
They are very friendly and the food tastes good.I came here based on the reviews and am wondering how drunk these people must be...Every traditional English pub. Apparently, she makes her presence felt by smashing the occasional glass.In modern times, The Turf is where in 1963, the former Australian Prime Minister, Bob Hawke, entered the Sally is the founder and editor of The Foodie Travel Guide. Join us in our traditional pub setting steeped in history, for delicious pub classics and a pint of expertly kept cask ale. I'm so glad I had the chance to come here and enjoy an "education in apparently smoke weed while studying at the university.This place was great! Read More: The Best Things to do in Oxford. She currently lives in London. Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations . Food was far less than impressive but it's a good place to grab a quick drink if you're visiting.This place is a must if you are visiting Oxford. Also really like the burger here!I really like Turf Tavern!
The Turf Tavern. Shake Off the Winter Blues With 18 Easter Weekend Ideas for the U.K. Pass under Oxford's much-photographed The Turf may not be Oxford's oldest pub but its ancient foundations support a warren of small, oddly shaped rooms, connected by narrow passages, small staircases, and two small, busy bars.